Poetry Programming at The New York Public Library

 National Poetry Month, The New York Public Library.

To celebrate National Poetry Month, The New York Public Library will have a full slate of related programming throughout the month of April. Head to your local branch for writing workshops, poetry discussions, crafts, and more!

 



Explore Upcoming Poetry Month Events

View the full calendar of National Poetry Month events.
 

The Hours The Hours

Reel to Read Movies: The Hours (2002)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 2 - 4 PM

Hyrbid English Conversation Hour

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 3 - 4 PM
Hybrid English Conversation Hour (ECH),  is an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Read More ›

Teen Craft Hour

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

Teen Craft Hour

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

Teen/Tween Making Magnet Poetry

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 4 - 4:45 PM

Poetry Slam!

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

Books & Banter: National Poetry Month

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 4 - 5 PM
Canceled

Family Storytime at Columbus

Friday, April 19, 2024, 11 AM - 12 PM

*In-Person: Poetry Slam Live, Poetry Open Mic Reading

Friday, April 19, 2024, 4 - 6 PM
Join Bronx Library Center Staff as we make resources, a presentation space, and discussion available to you while you pursue your written art.Read More ›

*In-Person: Poetry Slam Live, Poetry Open Mic Reading

Friday, April 19, 2024, 4 - 6 PM
Join Bronx Library Center Staff as we make resources, a presentation space, and discussion available to you while you pursue your written art.Read More ›

*Online: Formatting Poetry with Microsoft Word

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:30 AM - 12 PM
The Hours The Hours

Reel to Read Movies: The Hours (2002)

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 2 - 4 PM
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Verses of Seasons: Poetry Society of New York Writing Workshop with Amatan Noor

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 2 - 3:30 PM
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How to Change Your Life: Writing Workshop with Poet Venus Solomon

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 3 - 4 PM
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Teen Poetry Writing Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 AM

Babies and Toddlers Storytime: Spring into happy

Monday, April 22, 2024, 12 - 12:30 PM
Postponed
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for your babies and little movers. Read More ›